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if you recall used to give you a rebate of anywhere between three and five cents on average for bringing your your bag. they since stopped that. they never really promoted that they were doing that, so people had to be watchful consumers so that when -- when they were going through the retail, they would either have to ask the checkout person, would you please give me my rebate because i brought my own bags. now the stores, you know, have a limited -- eliminated that process. they also had promoted to us the idea that there would be more -- more i think vivacious and outgoing in promoting that people bring their own bags and bring their plastic bags for recycling. plastic bags are not recyclable. it is a myth. out of the -- out of the 100% of bags we use in the united states, at best, 1.5% get recycled about so, if anyone suggests that this is a recyclable and durable process for doing so, it is completely a myth. but the fee that would be assigned to make this sort of clean and -- morlinnier, we alou it going to the retailer. frankly, if we -- i think if we did this in a way that i woul
those. >> okay. >> there's no bag alternatively that is used for that. when you go to the grocery store, in -- this goes to the earlier comment i made about the alternative bag industry is not being allowed to enter the markets because forces are suppressing that. the produce bag when you go to get your vegetables and fruit at the grocery store, you take the plastic bag off the roller, we can't touch those either, because the cost of that hasn't come to a place where the alternative bag is as cheap, where we like it to be. >> okay. thank you. >> i wanted to thank you for doing this so the five cents stays with the retailer. not really for the money, making money but for the bookkeeping, the tracking. it is just another -- another time-consuming thing. and i know the small businesses really appreciate that. >> it is morlinnier like i said and we get it. we're happy to see the chamber being warm to this and newsom who was a supporter of this idea too. we're bringing people who had not been not ness -- not ness cecily of the same wave length earlier, this has been a real coming together, t
're in a special use district of any kind or redevelopment area of any kind? >> i don't believe we developed there anymore. >> because the thing that comes up for me commissioners, is -- is the underserved nature of the location. the fact that it doesn't have grocery stores convenient grocery stores, that it does not have convenient. i -- i mean -- >> can i make a correction to that. it does. saveway is right in the area. >> three blocks. >> three blocks away. >> because -- for me public transportation, i mean i can just imagine what it is for an elder person relying on public transportation to take them back and for the across town and something that is within walking distance. >> that will be different, though, once the legislation is enacted in terms of -- of access to -- to a -- you know a pharmaceutical because -- if this legislation is enacted then saferway will no longer be able to sell pharmaceuticals. it would be back to a --, a walgreen's or a -- or a independent drugstore. >> okay, thank you. >> what about -- what about some kind of financial ceiling on gross receipts? like -- sto
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